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Monoraphidium capricornutum (Printz) Nygaard 1977

Publication details
Monoraphidium capricornutum (Printz) Nygaard 1977: 58

Published in: Nygaard, G. (1977). New or interesting plankton algae. With a contribution on their ecology. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. Biologiske Skrifter 21(1): 1-107, 86 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Monoraphidium is Monoraphidium griffithii (Berkeley) Komárková-Legnerová.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Selenastrum capricornutum Printz

Type information
Type locality: Ostensjovandet som plankton, sjelden [Ostensjovandet as plankton, rarely; S. Norway] (Printz 1914: 93).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), from the Tropic of Capricorn (Skinner & Entwisle 2006).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Selenastrum capricornutum Printz 1914

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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